tiger grouper

1.No stock losses due to adverse climatic and environmental conditions, and there are no predators to manage

2.Able to produce ‘Organic’ fish with no contamination from chemicals, heavy metals, oil and other pollutants

3.Strict quarantine and health management in RAS reduce transfer of viral and other fish diseases in the production system thereby reducing the need to use antibiotics and chemicals

4.Efficient water treatment and water recirculation in the RAS reduce the amount of wastes and pollutants release

5.There is no escape of non-native fish species into the environment

6.No loss of fish feed into the environment

7.Choice of fish species is not limited by farm location and environment

8.Efficient site utilization in RAS reduces competition with other users of water and land resources

9.A 200 mt/yr RAS for example occupies no more than a hectare (ha) of land; similar pond based farming will require between 25 and 40 ha or more land.